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A woman demonstrating the proper way to safely pick up an excited cat in the event of first aid being required due to an air raid. #WWII #Cat

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By Hugo Gye

The oldest surviving inmate of the Dachau concentration camp died at the begining of April 2013, aged 100. Leon Stepniak, a Polish priest, was arrested by the Gestapo in 1940 in the village of Klebowiec.He spent the next five years in Dachau, a site in south-east Germany which was the first concentration camp to be opened by the Nazi goverment.

French photographer Raymond Voinquel (self-portrait, 1938)

John Phillips, A cat in a carrier during an air raid, 1941.

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Michael Aspel among two thousand WW2 children evacuees reunited 70 years later

Two thousand WWII children evacuees reunite 70 years later - Families were split up as three million children were given their rations and sent on trains out of the cities and, hopefully, to safety as the Second World War began.

What to do in air raids, with incendiary bombs, in first aid (1942). #vintage #1940s #WW2 #home_front

Sailors from Pearl Harbor receive news that Japan has surrendered in 1945.